Gary Gensler next chairman of the SEC - Crypto friend or foe?

Gensler is widely expected to be appointed by the Biden administration as the next chairman at the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission). Stating that digital assets can promote real change,...

High risk of losing all your money if you invest in crypto - FCA

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), today published a warning to all potential speculators in the cryptocurrency markets. Investments into cryptocurrencies or ‘lending’ connected with these markets was deemed to...

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20% tax regime set to occur in South Korea on crypto profits

Quick take 1 minute read Earlier this week, the government in South Korea issued an amendment that would help bring in tax profits from trading crypto assets. This amendment is...

Crypto tax regulation in the US gets ever so slightly clearer in IRS draft

Quick Take 1 minute read Crypto regulations in the United States have been anything but clear. Regulators are still looking to clean up any reporting requirements for users on crypto...

Ripple’s David Schwartz reveals his current crypto holdings as the company responds to the Tetragon lawsuit

Quick Take 1 minute read David Schwartz reveals what assets he holds. This comes just before Ripple responds to the Tetragon lawsuit. David Schwartz, the chief technical officer at Ripple...

UK FCA Crypto derivatives ban finally comes into effect

Quick take 1 minute read Earlier this week, the conduct authority in the United Kingdom made the decision to ban crypto futures which finally went into effect. The ban was...

Things are about to get a lot harder for unqualified Bitcoin investors in Russia

Quick take 1 minute read As a beginner investor in Russia, you may find it difficult in the near future.  Soon, investors will find themselves with fewer options in order...

Companies rally against proposed laws from FinCEN - Jack Dorsey warns that users will look outside the US if passed

Quick take 1 minute read Jack Dorsey wrote a letter earlier this week which discusses the proposal for seeking to impose reporting obligations that go “far beyond what is required...

How Blockchain could soon be a big part of federal government applications

Quick take 1 minute read Democrats representative Darren Soto has sponsored a new bill that was filed at the end of last week known as H.R.9067.  This new bill is...

IRS set to crackdown on holders of crypto

Quick Take 1 minute read A “high-stakes game of chicken“ has been allegedly going on between internal revenue service and holders of cryptocurrency you are failing to properly report their...

XRP Community show up in droves to support Ripple’s lawsuit against the SEC

Quick take 1 minute read The community surrounding the native token for the San Francisco-based blockchain company ripple has recently been pestering the United States government in order to recognise...

US members of Congress demand answers from Mnuchin over self-hosted crypto wallets rumours

Quick Take 1 minute read Members of Congress have given their opinions on the rumoured blockade on self-hosted crypto wallets that is supposedly being looked at by the US Treasury. ...

CBDC wholesale project could be in the Swiss central banks' headlights…

Quick take 1 minute read Central-bank digital currencies have been the talk of the town of the course of 2020.  Many central banks all over the world have been coming...

Crypto adoption in Pakistan moves full steam ahead as frameworks could soon become implemented

Quick Take 1 minute read Pakistan crypto adoption is on the move. A province in Northwest Pakistan calls for changes in the country's crypto regulation. A province in the north-west...

Bank of Canada’s Timothy Lane discusses how a CBDC could launch sooner rather than later

Quick take 1 minute read Deputy governor of the Bank of Canada, Timothy Lane has recently claimed that the central-bank digital currency from Canada could be released sooner rather than...